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Category: Grants

CODESRIA Conference on Philanthropy: May 16-17, 2019 – Call for Applications (for PhD Students)

The International Society for Third Sector Research (ISTR) and the Africa Centre for Philanthropy and Social Investment at Wits Business School will co-host a PhD Seminar for approximately 20 PhD students at all stages of their doctoral research in topics related to the Third Sector, i.e., civil society, the nonprofit sub-sector, philanthropy, social economy, social investment, venture philanthropy, corporate social investment and volunteerism, among others. Continue reading “CODESRIA Conference on Philanthropy: May 16-17, 2019 – Call for Applications (for PhD Students)”

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Grants and Fellowships – Arab Council for the Social Sciences

The ACSS runs a number of fellowships and grants programs that offer opportunities for junior and senior researchers from the region, often facing limited funding and mentoring opportunities. These programs are the key mechanism by which the Council works towards its mission of enhancing the social science capacities of researchers and research institutions; encouraging the production of independent, high-quality research; and providing forums for exchange and communication among social scientists in the Arab region. The programs also focus on supporting the publication and dissemination of high-quality social science research on the Arab region.

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Call for Grant Proposal: Transdisciplinary Research for Ocean Sustainability

Transdisciplinary Research for Ocean Sustainability

The Belmont Forum, in collaboration with Future Earth and JPI Oceans, is launching a call for proposals on “Transdisciplinary Research for Ocean Sustainability”. The call is aiming at bringing together researchers and other expertise across the globe to innovate solutions to accelerate sustainable use of oceans and minimize the effects from global change Continue reading “Call for Grant Proposal: Transdisciplinary Research for Ocean Sustainability”

France-Stanford Center Collaborative Research Projects

The France-Stanford Center seeks to fund research projects across all disciplines. Priority will be given to projects with the potential to develop new collaborations involving junior researchers, and to those leading to collaborative work on interdisciplinary issues. Applications must be submitted jointly by researchers affiliated with a French institution and researchers in any Stanford department, as long as they are eligible to serve as principal investigators.

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Nominations to the IIE Goldberg Prize Open

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IIE is pleased to announce the call for nominations for the annual Victor J. Goldberg IIE Prize for Peace in the Middle East. 2019 represents the 15th anniversary of the Prize and we are honored to continue our recognition and support of these important peacebuilding initiatives. The Prize recognizes outstanding work being conducted jointly by two individuals: one Israeli Jew, and one Arab Muslim whether or not a citizen of Israel, working together to advance the cause of peace in the Middle East. The two individuals whose work is judged to be most successful in bringing people together and meeting the goals of the Prize share a US$10,000 prize. Continue reading “Nominations to the IIE Goldberg Prize Open”

Closing Soon! Asian Cultural Council Fellowship and Grants

Please read the ACC Program and Eligibility Guidelines pages before continuing.

ACC accepts applications each fall for grants and fellowships to be awarded the following year. Applicants must submit their proposals online, using ACC’s grant application platform. You may register for an account at any time, but will only be able to create/edit a submission during the open application period. Continue reading “Closing Soon! Asian Cultural Council Fellowship and Grants”

Closing Soon! UN-Habitat Call For Proposals – Small public space implementation projects

UN-HabitatDeadline: 14 November at 5pm East Africa Time

UN-Habitat’s Global Public Space Programme is launching a call for the implementation of innovative public space projects. Local authorities and non-profit organisations are invited to submit proposals which aim to achieve the following expected result: Continue reading “Closing Soon! UN-Habitat Call For Proposals – Small public space implementation projects”

APPLY FOR THE ASHINAGA AFRICA INITIATIVE

Header imageThe Ashinaga Africa Initiative began in 2014. Its mission is to contribute to Sub-Saharan Africa’s expanding role in global development through increasing access to higher education abroad. We support orphaned students who are committed to returning home and initiating change, by providing access to full financial support to study at a university abroad (equivalent to an undergraduate degree). Ashinaga support covers tuition, accommodation, travel costs, and other necessary fees. Continue reading “APPLY FOR THE ASHINAGA AFRICA INITIATIVE”

SDG 17 Challenge: Building scalable partnerships to accelerate education, literacy and skills development.

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To create ‘the world we want’ – as envisioned through the Sustainable Development Goals – we need revitalized global partnerships based on a spirit of strengthened global solidarity. Partnerships need to focus on the needs of the poorest and most vulnerable and include all countries, all stakeholders and all people. Continue reading “SDG 17 Challenge: Building scalable partnerships to accelerate education, literacy and skills development.”

Apply for USAID Development Innovation Ventures



Link to video: Watch an Overview of DIV
Watch an Overview of DIV

Link to Development Innovation Ventures portfolio
The DIV Portfolio

Development Innovation Ventures (DIV) is USAID’s open innovation program that tests and scales creative solutions to any global development challenge. By investing in breakthrough innovations driven by rigorous evidence, USAID impacts millions of lives at a fraction of the usual cost. Continue reading “Apply for USAID Development Innovation Ventures”

The Hilden Charitable Fund

The Hilden Charitable Fund was established in 1963 by Joan and Tony Rampton. It is a grant making foundation registered with the UK Charity Commission, Charity Registration Number: 232591. The Hilden Charitable Fund awards grants to projects both in theUK and in developing countries. The aim of the fund is to address disadvantages, notably by supporting causes which are less likely to raise funds from public subscriptions. Both the UK and overseas fund policy is directed largely at supporting work at community level. Continue reading “The Hilden Charitable Fund”

Open for Submission: Digital Poster for Solutions Gallery at WD2019

Latest research and initiatives that demonstrate the impact of advocacy for gender equality and the health, rights, and wellbeing of girls and women are being sought. In line with the Women Deliver Conference theme of “Power, Progress, Change,” submissions showcase the latest solutions-oriented research and evidence-based initiatives. Continue reading “Open for Submission: Digital Poster for Solutions Gallery at WD2019”

Apply for Macquarie 50th Anniversary Award

Supporting the communities in which we live and work has been an important part of Macquarie’s activities since our inception in 1969. In that time, our people have devoted thousands of hours to work with non-profit organisations around the world and contributed more than $A330 million to drive social change at the local community level Continue reading “Apply for Macquarie 50th Anniversary Award”

SDG Goal 7 Challenge: How do we increase the share of renewable energy by 2030?

The world is growing like never before, creating opportunity for billions of people. And all this growth requires energy. But as the world demands more energy it also demands that it be produced and delivered in new ways, with fewer emissions. The Sustainable Development Goals clearly recognise the need for sustainable and modern energy for all, all while the world’s demand for energy continues to increase. Continue reading “SDG Goal 7 Challenge: How do we increase the share of renewable energy by 2030?”

SDG Goal 9 Challenge: How can we re-imagine solutions to finance the growth of SMEs and trade to unlock prosperity for the world’s communities?

Sustainable Development Goal 9 (SDG 9) is based on three interconnected pillars: infrastructure, industry and innovation. How can we re-imagine these as facilitators of growth and development in a connected world? 80% of world trade is believed to be intermediated through global supply chains. 90% of business worldwide is driven by small and medium sized enterprises, in turn driving up to 60% of employment. Continue reading “SDG Goal 9 Challenge: How can we re-imagine solutions to finance the growth of SMEs and trade to unlock prosperity for the world’s communities?”

Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 4: Preparing young people with the skills to succeed in 2030

Education is the cornerstone of sustainable development yet there are currently 1.8 billion young people (aged 10-24) worldwide and over half of this population will not have the skills necessary to participate in the emerging global workforce. The United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) clearly recognize that this gap must be closed, as the international community more explicitly addresses the challenges of quality and equity in education. Continue reading “Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 4: Preparing young people with the skills to succeed in 2030”

Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 2: How to end hunger by 2030?

Globally in 2016, 22.9% or 154.8 million children under 5 years of age suffered from child stunting, defined by a low height-for-age. Child stunting can happen in the first 1000 days after conception and is related to many factors, including socioeconomic status,1 dietary intake, infections, maternal nutritional status, infectious diseases, micronutrient deficiencies and the environment. Continue reading “Lead2030 Challenge for Goal 2: How to end hunger by 2030?”

Education: Generating Returns. Sustainably Challenge

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Overall there is an estimated $2.5 trillion annual funding gap towards the UN SDGs as a whole. Yet versus global financial flows this figure represents a drop in the ocean. Hence, it is critical to galvanise private capital towards solving these global challenges. Indeed, Education is the cornerstone of sustainable development and investing in education is associated with a demonstrably positive multiplier effect towards achieving many of the other SDGs. Continue reading “Education: Generating Returns. Sustainably Challenge”

Commonwealth Foundation Grants programme

With more than 2.3 billion citizens, the Commonwealth provides a potentially huge pool of ideas for advancing societies. The Foundation offers grants of up to £200,000 over four years in support of innovative project ideas and approaches that seek to strengthen the ability of civic voices to engage with governments and that have the potential to improve governance and development outcomes through their active participation. Continue reading “Commonwealth Foundation Grants programme”

Research Publication Grant in Engineering, Medicine, and Science Application Instructions

AAUW’s Research Publication Grant in Engineering, Medicine, and Science funds women conducting research for a project that will culminate in a scholarly scientific publication. The purpose of the grant is to increase gender equity in engineering, medicine, and science. To overcome gender bias in these lucrative fields, AAUW is providing funding for women scholars to strengthen their publication records in preparation for obtaining tenure and other promotions. Continue reading “Research Publication Grant in Engineering, Medicine, and Science Application Instructions”

Call for Proposals: Asia-Pacific and Bay of Bengal Media Grants 2018

Grants are available to media groups, journalist networks and other environmental information-generating organizations that are working to improve the quantity and quality of environmental news coverage.

DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 18 @ 5PM EST. APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED AFTER THIS TIME WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

GRANT: BOOSTING CLIMATE RESILIENCE IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC

APPLICATION DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 16, 2018 @ 5PM ICT (BANGKOK TIME)

Asia-Pacific is home to 60 percent of the world’s population, and boasts rapidly growing economies and rich pockets of biodiversity. Policy decisions made in countries and intergovernmental forums in this region will influence how drastically global climate will change, and other environmental challenges. Our planet’s future depends to a large extent on the state of the environment in the region. Continue reading “GRANT: BOOSTING CLIMATE RESILIENCE IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC”

Grant: Tackling global development challenges through mathematical sciences

These two related calls are supported through EPSRC‘s Global Challenges Research Fund (GCRF) allocation. The aim of this activity is to support an internationally-leading programme of mathematical sciences research to tackle the challenges faced by developing countries focussed on empowering inclusion and modelling society.

Funding Opportunity: Agri-tech Catalyst round 7 – agriculture and food systems innovation

UK businesses and research organisations can apply for a share of up to £3 million from DFID for projects with partners in eligible African countries.

  • Competition opens: Tuesday 28 August 2018
  • Registration closes: Wednesday 21 November 2018 12:00pm

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Apply for Swiss – sub-Saharan Africa Business Development Program

Maximise the potential of your booming startup with a fast-track Afro-Swiss acceleration program.

If you are an entrepreneur or a startup from an Sub-Saharan African innovation hub in the field of Mobile health, Pharmacometrics, Innovative Financing or Digital Humanities then join the Swiss Sub-Saharan business development program. Continue reading “Apply for Swiss – sub-Saharan Africa Business Development Program”

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